Financing

Newsela Raises $100M to Challenge K-12 Textbook Publishers, Eyes Acquisitions

Feb 26 · Tony Wan
Newsela Raises $100M to Challenge K-12 Textbook Publishers, Eyes Acquisitions
Financing

Newsela Raises $100M to Challenge K-12 Textbook Publishers, Eyes Acquisitions

Feb 26
Newsela Raises $100M to Challenge K-12 Textbook Publishers, Eyes Acquisitions
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Picking Your Future ‘Classroom’ Will Shape How Students Learn

Feb 25 · Betsy Corcoran
Picking Your Future ‘Classroom’ Will Shape How Students Learn
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Picking Your Future ‘Classroom’ Will Shape How Students Learn

Feb 25
Picking Your Future ‘Classroom’ Will Shape How Students Learn
Financing

Codecademy, an Early (and Now Profitable) Pioneer of Coding Education, Raises $40M in New Funding

Feb 23 · Simon Campbell
Codecademy, an Early (and Now Profitable) Pioneer of Coding Education, Raises $40M in New Funding
Financing

Codecademy, an Early (and Now Profitable) Pioneer of Coding Education, Raises $40M in New Funding

Feb 23
Codecademy, an Early (and Now Profitable) Pioneer of Coding Education, Raises $40M in New Funding
Mergers and Acquisitions

Hobsons’ Higher Ed Business Split and Sold in Separate Deals Totaling $410M

Feb 20 · Tony Wan
Hobsons’ Higher Ed Business Split and Sold in Separate Deals Totaling $410M
Mergers and Acquisitions

Hobsons’ Higher Ed Business Split and Sold in Separate Deals Totaling $410M

Feb 20
Hobsons’ Higher Ed Business Split and Sold in Separate Deals Totaling $410M
Mergers and Acquisitions

Renaissance Learning to Acquire Nearpod in Blockbuster $650M All-Cash Deal

Feb 19 · Tony Wan
Renaissance Learning to Acquire Nearpod in Blockbuster $650M All-Cash Deal
Mergers and Acquisitions

Renaissance Learning to Acquire Nearpod in Blockbuster $650M All-Cash Deal

Feb 19
Renaissance Learning to Acquire Nearpod in Blockbuster $650M All-Cash Deal
Financing

Interplay Raises $18M to Build a Lynda.com for Essential Skilled Trades

Feb 17 · Tony Wan
Interplay Raises $18M to Build a Lynda.com for Essential Skilled Trades
Financing

Interplay Raises $18M to Build a Lynda.com for Essential Skilled Trades

Feb 17
Interplay Raises $18M to Build a Lynda.com for Essential Skilled Trades
Mergers and Acquisitions

Instructure to Sell Bridge for $50M and Exit Corporate Learning Market

Feb 16 · Tony Wan
Instructure to Sell Bridge for $50M and Exit Corporate Learning Market
Mergers and Acquisitions

Instructure to Sell Bridge for $50M and Exit Corporate Learning Market

Feb 16
Instructure to Sell Bridge for $50M and Exit Corporate Learning Market
Investors

Longtime Edtech Investor Reach Capital Raises $165M for Third Fund

Feb 11 · Tony Wan
Longtime Edtech Investor Reach Capital Raises $165M for Third Fund
Investors

Longtime Edtech Investor Reach Capital Raises $165M for Third Fund

Feb 11
Longtime Edtech Investor Reach Capital Raises $165M for Third Fund
column

Remote Learning Is Here to Stay, Raising Concerns About Teacher Training and Data Privacy

Feb 9 · Frank Catalano
Remote Learning Is Here to Stay, Raising Concerns About Teacher Training and Data Privacy
column

Remote Learning Is Here to Stay, Raising Concerns About Teacher Training and Data Privacy

Feb 9
Remote Learning Is Here to Stay, Raising Concerns About Teacher Training and Data Privacy
Financing

Digital Courseware Provider Top Hat Gets $130M and a New CEO

Feb 4 · Tony Wan
Digital Courseware Provider Top Hat Gets $130M and a New CEO
Financing

Digital Courseware Provider Top Hat Gets $130M and a New CEO

Feb 4
Digital Courseware Provider Top Hat Gets $130M and a New CEO
Financing

Varsity Tutors to Go Public at $1.7B Valuation Through SPAC Acquisition

Feb 1 · Tony Wan
Varsity Tutors to Go Public at $1.7B Valuation Through SPAC Acquisition
Financing

Varsity Tutors to Go Public at $1.7B Valuation Through SPAC Acquisition

Feb 1
Varsity Tutors to Go Public at $1.7B Valuation Through SPAC Acquisition
Financing

Public Edtech Companies Have Been Rare. These SPACs Will Change That.

Jan 27 · Tony Wan
Public Edtech Companies Have Been Rare. These SPACs Will Change That.
Financing

Public Edtech Companies Have Been Rare. These SPACs Will Change That.

Jan 27
Public Edtech Companies Have Been Rare. These SPACs Will Change That.
column

Pandemic Spurs Changes in the Edtech Schools Use, From the Classroom to the Admin Office

Jan 26 · Frank Catalano
Pandemic Spurs Changes in the Edtech Schools Use, From the Classroom to the Admin Office
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Pandemic Spurs Changes in the Edtech Schools Use, From the Classroom to the Admin Office

Jan 26
Pandemic Spurs Changes in the Edtech Schools Use, From the Classroom to the Admin Office
Financing

Former Pearson, edX Exec Raises $7.5M to Build AI-Powered Digital Courseware

Jan 26 · Simon Campbell
Former Pearson, edX Exec Raises $7.5M to Build AI-Powered Digital Courseware
Financing

Former Pearson, edX Exec Raises $7.5M to Build AI-Powered Digital Courseware

Jan 26
Former Pearson, edX Exec Raises $7.5M to Build AI-Powered Digital Courseware
Opinion

What Running an SEL Startup Taught Me About Raising Money as a Female Founder

Jan 25 · Katie Dorn
What Running an SEL Startup Taught Me About Raising Money as a Female Founder
Opinion

What Running an SEL Startup Taught Me About Raising Money as a Female Founder

Jan 25
What Running an SEL Startup Taught Me About Raising Money as a Female Founder
Opinion

Jeff Bezos Wants to Go to the Moon. Then, Public Education.

Jan 21 · Dominik Dresel
Jeff Bezos Wants to Go to the Moon. Then, Public Education.
Opinion

Jeff Bezos Wants to Go to the Moon. Then, Public Education.

Jan 21
Jeff Bezos Wants to Go to the Moon. Then, Public Education.
Financing

How a $40M Investment Aims to ‘Mainstream and Modernize’ Montessori Education

Jan 20 · Tony Wan
How a $40M Investment Aims to ‘Mainstream and Modernize’ Montessori Education
Financing

How a $40M Investment Aims to ‘Mainstream and Modernize’ Montessori Education

Jan 20
How a $40M Investment Aims to ‘Mainstream and Modernize’ Montessori Education
Opinion

The Lessons Learned Online That Will Shape Education After the Pandemic

Jan 19 · Danielle Rose
The Lessons Learned Online That Will Shape Education After the Pandemic
Opinion

The Lessons Learned Online That Will Shape Education After the Pandemic

Jan 19
The Lessons Learned Online That Will Shape Education After the Pandemic
Mergers and Acquisitions

The Edtech Company Formerly Known as AltSchool Sold Its Tech. So What’s Left?

Jan 15 · Tony Wan
The Edtech Company Formerly Known as AltSchool Sold Its Tech. So What’s Left?
Mergers and Acquisitions

The Edtech Company Formerly Known as AltSchool Sold Its Tech. So What’s Left?

Jan 15
The Edtech Company Formerly Known as AltSchool Sold Its Tech. So What’s Left?
Financing

A Record Year Amid a Pandemic: US Edtech Raises $2.2 Billion in 2020

Jan 13 · Tony Wan
A Record Year Amid a Pandemic: US Edtech Raises $2.2 Billion in 2020
Financing

A Record Year Amid a Pandemic: US Edtech Raises $2.2 Billion in 2020

Jan 13
A Record Year Amid a Pandemic: US Edtech Raises $2.2 Billion in 2020
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Surveys Find Districts Are Using More Edtech Tools — and Teachers Are Bearing the Costs

Jan 11 · Frank Catalano
Surveys Find Districts Are Using More Edtech Tools — and Teachers Are Bearing the Costs
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Surveys Find Districts Are Using More Edtech Tools — and Teachers Are Bearing the Costs

Jan 11
Surveys Find Districts Are Using More Edtech Tools — and Teachers Are Bearing the Costs
Coronavirus

EdSurge Reflects On a Year of Pandemic-Era Education Journalism

Jan 1 · Jeffrey R. Young
EdSurge Reflects On a Year of Pandemic-Era Education Journalism
Coronavirus

EdSurge Reflects On a Year of Pandemic-Era Education Journalism

Jan 1
EdSurge Reflects On a Year of Pandemic-Era Education Journalism
Market Trends

Crises and Capital: The Top Edtech Business Stories of 2020

Dec 30, 2020 · Tony Wan
Crises and Capital: The Top Edtech Business Stories of 2020
Market Trends

Crises and Capital: The Top Edtech Business Stories of 2020

Dec 30, 2020
Crises and Capital: The Top Edtech Business Stories of 2020
Opinion

2020: The Year Of the Edtech Paradox

Dec 21, 2020 · Isabelle Hau
2020: The Year Of the Edtech Paradox
Opinion

2020: The Year Of the Edtech Paradox

Dec 21, 2020
2020: The Year Of the Edtech Paradox
Financing

Aceable Drives Its Way Into Other Training Industries — and $50M in Funding

Dec 17, 2020 · Tony Wan
Aceable Drives Its Way Into Other Training Industries — and $50M in Funding
Financing

Aceable Drives Its Way Into Other Training Industries — and $50M in Funding

Dec 17, 2020
Aceable Drives Its Way Into Other Training Industries — and $50M in Funding
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Learning Loss Is Everywhere. But How Do the Reports Compare?

Dec 14, 2020 · Frank Catalano
Learning Loss Is Everywhere. But How Do the Reports Compare?
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Learning Loss Is Everywhere. But How Do the Reports Compare?

Dec 14, 2020
Learning Loss Is Everywhere. But How Do the Reports Compare?
Mergers and Acquisitions

Pluralsight, Vista Equity Partners Agree to $3.5 Billion Acquisition Deal

Dec 13, 2020 · Tony Wan
Pluralsight, Vista Equity Partners Agree to $3.5 Billion Acquisition Deal
Mergers and Acquisitions

Pluralsight, Vista Equity Partners Agree to $3.5 Billion Acquisition Deal

Dec 13, 2020
Pluralsight, Vista Equity Partners Agree to $3.5 Billion Acquisition Deal
Financing

Karma Is a $10M Series A for This Startup That Helps Learners Break Into Tech

Dec 9, 2020 · Simon Campbell
Karma Is a $10M Series A for This Startup That Helps Learners Break Into Tech
Financing

Karma Is a $10M Series A for This Startup That Helps Learners Break Into Tech

Dec 9, 2020
Karma Is a $10M Series A for This Startup That Helps Learners Break Into Tech
Policy & Government

Automated Proctors Watch Students. Now Senators Are Watching These Companies.

Dec 8, 2020 · Tony Wan
Automated Proctors Watch Students. Now Senators Are Watching These Companies.
Policy & Government

Automated Proctors Watch Students. Now Senators Are Watching These Companies.

Dec 8, 2020
Automated Proctors Watch Students. Now Senators Are Watching These Companies.
Investors

New U Venture Partners Gets a New Partner, Name and Investment Scope

Dec 7, 2020 · Tony Wan
New U Venture Partners Gets a New Partner, Name and Investment Scope
Investors

New U Venture Partners Gets a New Partner, Name and Investment Scope

Dec 7, 2020
New U Venture Partners Gets a New Partner, Name and Investment Scope
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